Weekly Feature



July 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Queen of Heaven carnival features new drawing

Queen of Heaven Church, 4220 Seneca St., will hold its annual carnival this weekend, July 12-14, at the corner of Seneca Street and Mill Road.  The carnival, the “best in the Southtowns,” say organizers, will run from 6 p.m. More...

Editorial

Opt for Retrovaille to work out marital issues

Bee Editorial

One of the best things to have in a healthy marriage is communication. Lack of such an important element can destroy a marriage since one or both individuals may be holding back their thoughts and feelings on the relationship. More...

Spindle items

• ATHLETES GIVING BACK — Former Buffalo Bill Mark Kelso was a staple of the Bills defense I grew up watching in the late 1980s and early 1990s.  More...

Out of the Past

Firemen’s bazaar

(Do you have a memory of the West Seneca area you would like to share with Bee readers? Send it to “Out of the Past,” West Seneca Bee, 5564 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14221-5410).   More...

Obituaries

Louis Canastraro, Buffalo radiologic technologist

Louis Canastraro, 45, of West Seneca, died Thursday, June 20, 2013.  Mr. Canastraro was a 1985 graduate of West Seneca West High School. More...

Sports

East’s Maurino named Bee’s Coach of Year

It was clear to West Seneca East varsity football head coach Jim Maurino that the large group of seniors on the Trojans’ 2012 roster had the potential for greatness as early as their sophomore year.  More...

Orchard Park 10U wins District 1 title

Little League Baseball

The Orchard Park Little League 10U baseball team won the New York State Little League District 1 Baseball Championship on July 7.  OPLL captured the title with a 13-5 win over Mel Ott Little League.  To get to the championship game, the tea More...

Youth soccer camp slated at Buffalo State

Buffalo State College is hosting a youth summer camp for boys and girls July 22-26 on the campus’s Coyer Field.  The men’s soccer team is overseeing the brand-new camp designed forbothexperiencedandbeginner soccer players, ages 8 to More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Shrine Center to host chicken barbecue   The Shriners of Western New York will present a chicken barbecue from noon to 5 p.m., or sold out, Sunday, July 14, at The Shrine Center, 1600 Southwestern Blvd. The cost is $9 per person. More...

Business

Studies in Europe shape philosophy of new Lifetime doctor

Vikas Singla has joined Lifetime Health Medical Group’s West Seneca Health Center practice, located at 120 Gardenville Parkway West, and brings with him a slightly different perspective than your average physician.  More...

NOCO celebrates anniversary with contest

To thank its customers for their patronage over the past 80 years, NOCO, a family owned and locally operated energy company, is celebrating its anniversary through an in-store contest.  On Monday, July 15, NOCO will launch its 80th Birthday Bash More...

HONORED

The Department of Defense, through the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, recently awarded West Seneca company Multisorb Technologies with the Above and Beyond Award. More...

Hart again calls for computer assessment

Councilman Eugene P. More...

Bystrak to replace Graham at West Middle School

West Middle Assistant Principal Matthew J. Bystrak will succeed outgoing Principal Brian Graham.  The appointment was approved at Monday night’s School Board reorganization meeting. More...

Local News

SETTING AN EXAMPLE

Thomas Sullivan, left, principal of Bishop Timon-St. Jude High School, awards a Franciscan Leadership Certificate to Peter Salamone, a graduate of Queen of Heaven School, at a recent dinner. More...

Board denies request for improvements to senior center restroom

The West Seneca Town Board on Monday was reluctant to address old complaints related to the Senior Citizen Center.  Resident Johanna Guenther questioned the response of the board to an earlier request for updates and maintenance for the Senior C More...

Retrouvaille offers alternative to marriage counseling

Problems in a marriage are not easy. Counseling may be recommended, but there are some couples who say Retrouvaille was the only thing that saved their marriage.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

. At the Tops on Harlem Road in West Seneca, there is a right-turn-only lane and a signal lane you can turn left out of. More...

Education

On the Campus

West Seneca residents Amanda Barton, Joseph Clifford, John Dasta, Zachary Dickman, Michael Irwin, Ian Lepo, Alexandra Loos, Carl Milazzo, Devon Monaco, Matthew Partacz, Kayla Pliszka, and Devin Villagomez were named to the spring 2013 quarter dean&rs More...

Lifestyles

Rowing club makes centennial splash with invitational regatta

After 100 years, spectators can still see shells slicing through the water of the Black Rock Channel.  From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Ebenezer Seniors to host Douglass speaker

“Believe in Yourself” is one of three keys for success in the life of Frederick Douglass. Come to the Ebenezer Seniors meeting on Friday, July 19, and hear Jim McGrath speak on Douglass’ fight to escape slavery. More...

A special gift for the garden

When my youngest daughter was 13 years old, for a Mother’s Day gift she decided my garden needed a pond with fish.  It was a lovely idea, and she began digging and digging and digging away. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Concerts

thurs. 11  The Thursday at Canalside Concert Series continues with G. Love and Special Sauce, with special guests the Joy Formidable, at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at the Erie Canal Harbor Central Wharf, Buffalo; Free. More...

Art

thurs. 11  Hallwalls 2013 Members Exhibition Opening Reception — 7 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo. 854-1694, www.hallwalls.org  fri. 12   More...